Oxford native joins Fire Department

Oxford native joins Fire Department

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer Lifelong Oxford resident Chris Scheer is the newest full-time member of the Oxford Fire Department. Scheer graduated from Oxford High School in 2016 and became interested in working for the fire department after a friend told him about working as an EMT. “They were an EMT and they showed […]

CRWC Looking for Adopt-a-Stream Volunteers

CRWC Looking for Adopt-a-Stream Volunteers

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The Clinton River Watershed Council needs your help. The CRWC is holding its biannual adopt-a-stream monitoring day on Saturday, Oct. 2 and is looking for volunteers to help. “We have seven full-time staff (members),” said Eric Diesing, CRWC watershed ecologist who gave a presentation about the adopt-a-stream program at […]

Homegrown hosts Oxtoberfest this Saturday

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer Make some time to grab a stein this Saturday at Homegrown Brewing Company’s Oxtoberfest celebration. Going into its 4th year — the 2020 event was canceled — Oxtoberfest is a homage of the German festival and a last hurrah for patio dining at Homegrown. “I know a lot of […]

DDA hosting new, updated Fall events

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The Village of Oxford Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is hosting a whole slate of events this fall. From new events to returning classics, there will be something for everyone. The first event on the calendar is Decorate the Town, a new event scheduled for Thursday morning. “Since we have […]

‘Cats fall to Lakers, look forward to Dragons

‘Cats fall to Lakers, look forward to Dragons

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer In their first game of league play on Sept. 10, the Oxford High School Wildcats played a spirited four quarters against the West Bloomfield Lakers. Trading blows with the Bloomfield team all evening, the visitors tipped the balance to their favor with a touchdown in the closing minutes to […]

Accident on M-24

Accident on M-24

Two cars collided shortly after 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9 at the intersection of Teelin Dr. and Lapeer Rd. Both drivers involved were taken to hospitals by the Oxford Fire Department, who said the injuries were not fatal. According to a crash report by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, the crash occurred when a […]

Village Master Plan gets an upgrade

Village Master Plan gets an upgrade

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The Oxford Village Council approved the Planning Commission’s Master Plan update recommendations on Tuesday, Aug. 17. The recommendations come as part of a mandatory five-year review as instructed by the Michigan Planning and Zoning Enabling Act. “(The Master Plan) is a plan that ties together your outlook for village […]

Scout, trail to turn antique basin into monument

Scout, trail to turn antique basin into monument

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer Boy Scout David Burean will turn an old water basin into a historical monument for his Eagle Scout project. Greenlit at the Aug. 18 Polly Ann Trail Management Council meeting, Burean’s project consists of fencing off and installing a plaque near the brick stormwater basin unearthed during last year’s […]

Oxford High alum designing new Pentagon 9/11 center

Oxford High alum designing new Pentagon 9/11 center

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer Karen Offer, 2006 graduate of Oxford High School and Interiors Technical Design Manager at Fentress Architects, is helping design the visitor center for the Pentagon 9/11 memorial. The project, officially called the 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Visitor Education Center and commissioned by the Pentagon Memorial Fund (PMF), will add to […]

Local running for state office

Local running for state office

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer Oxford Village resident Joshua Schriver announced he is running as a Republican for the Michigan House District 46 seat. Officially forming his committee on Feb. 4 and holding a kick off event Aug. 29 at Rochester Christian Church, Schriver is one of three Republicans registered for the HD-46 race […]

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